US MASTERS GOLF : HE'S GOT TO KEEP GOING AT PHIL TILT; Greg: Attack's Best for Mickelson
Byline: Neil McLeman
GREG NORMAN last night urged Phil Mickelson not to change his aggressive game as the American prepared to launch another Masters blitz.
Mickelson ripped out a record 25 birdies as he attacked the Augusta National course full-on last year.
But his high-risk strategy also saw him he slipped to third behind Tiger Woods and David Duval and fail to claim his first Major.
The world No.2, who has 20 wins on the PGA Tour, also showed his erratic side when five-putting the 10th at The Players last month. But he insisted then he would not change his style.
Norman, who has won two Opens but finished runner-up eight times in Majors, including three times here, yesterday backed Mickelson to keep firing at the flag.
Norman, now 47, said: "I hope he never changes. Phil Mickelson's nature is Phil …
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Publication information: Article title: US MASTERS GOLF : HE'S GOT TO KEEP GOING AT PHIL TILT; Greg: Attack's Best for Mickelson. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland). Publication date: April 11, 2002. Page number: 59. © 2009 Scottish Daily Record & Sunday. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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